Definition of Underwing

1. Noun. Moth having dull forewings and brightly colored hind wings.

Generic synonyms: Noctuid, Noctuid Moth, Owlet Moth
Group relationships: Catacala, Genus Catacala
Specialized synonyms: Catocala Nupta, Red Underwing



Definition of Underwing

1. n. One of the posterior wings of an insect.

2. n. One of the posterior wings of an insect.

Definition of Underwing

1. Noun. A hind wing on an insect. ¹

2. Noun. A member of the genus ''Catocala''; a nocturnal moth which usually has brightly coloured underwings. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Underwing

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Underwing

1. 1. One of the posterior wings of an insect. 2. Any one of numerous species of noctuid moths belonging to Catocala and allied genera, in which the hind wings are banded with red and black or other conspicuous colours. Many of the species are called red underwing. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Underwing Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Underwing Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Underwing

underwebbing
underween
underweening
underweigh
underweight
underweighted
underweighting
underweights
underwent
underwhelm
underwhelmed
underwhelming
underwhelmingly
underwhelms
underwinding
underwing (current term)
underwings
underwire
underwired
underwires
underwiring
underwise
underwit
underwits
underwitted
underwood
underwoods
underwool
underwools
underwork

Other Resources Relating to: Underwing

Search for Underwing on Dictionary.com!Search for Underwing on Thesaurus.com!Search for Underwing on Google!Search for Underwing on Wikipedia!

Search